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Business description

Established in 1986, the company specializes in the maintenance, remanufacturing and enhancements of AC and DC traction motors for rail vehicles. Our technicians and engineers are highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of traction motor technology. Production using the latest in world class technology for the manufacture and testing of motors is carried out in our ultra-modern facilities totalling over 24,000 m2 20 minutes from Dublin Airport. We provide excellent service and support to our customers in all our markets. Since 2010 we have expanded our operations from Ireland and the U.K. to include all of Western Europe and Scandinavia, as well as the Middle Eastern markets.

Products and services

AC Traction motors services include stator and rotor rewinding, general overhauls and repairs. Upgrades and enhancements including vacuum pressure impregnation of the windings.

DC Traction motor services include armature, interpole and field coil rewinding, general overhauls and repairs. Upgrades and enhancements including vacuum pressure impregnation of the windings.

Value proposition

Established in 1986, we are an electrical and mechanical engineering company specialising in the manufacture, service and repair of AC and DC traction motors for the railway industry.

Our purpose-built facilities are fitted with the latest high-tech machinery and specialised test equipment. Our workforce made up of highly skilled engineers and technicians who are experienced in all aspects of traction motor engineering.

Our services include the manufacturing, overhaul, repair, enhancement and rewinding of traction motor parts such as stators, rotors, armatures, field coils and interpole coils. We also offer vacuum pressure impregnation of the windings as standard.

Our confidence in the design, quality of materials and workmanship of our manufactured parts enables us to offer industry leading extended warranties. Our innovations in re-engineering traction motors combined with over 30 years of experience in solving problems endured by clients gives Associated Rewinds unique capabilities in the traction motor industry where we can improve on the original design of the motors in many cases offering our customers a better, more reliable motor, and extending the lifespan of these motors for many years, as testified in writing by several clients.

We also operate a 24 hour traction motor repair service upon request.

Standards and certificates

  • Quality Assurance System ISO 9001:2008 Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 Occupational Health and Safety Standard ISO 18001:2007 Members of the UK rail industry Link- up Scheme.

Key partners

• Nelco Commutators
• SKF Bearings
• FAG Barings